3rd (Militia) Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment Officer's helmet plate circa 1901-08.
A fine exceedingly rare short lived example. Silvered crowned star mounted with laurel sprays and Garter, the black velvet centre with silver Maltese cross on gilt star, centrally on blue enamel, a hart crossing a ford. Mounted on the base of the wreath, a gilt scroll 'THE BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT' . Three loops to reverse. VGC
Estimate: (£300 - £400)